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 These days, I mostly post my tech musings on Linkedin.  https://www.linkedin.com/in/seanmcgrath/

Saturday, October 19, 2002

John Cowan is up to something interesting...

John Cowan is up to something interesting to do with XML schema languages. I wonder...

Friday, October 18, 2002


WSIL: if(when?) the centralised/RPC-centric model underlying UDDI collapses under its own weight, WSIL may pick up the pieces.

Killer application for SOAP

e-Suds is a killer application for SOAP if ever I saw one! That statement can work on at least two levels:-)

Thursday, October 17, 2002

I hate namespaces

I hate namespaces. Me too. Rarely has such bad idea, been expressed in such a small spec. and implemented by such a wide range of people to the total detriment of the simplicity that is (was) XML!.

Tuesday, October 15, 2002

Python 2.2.2 Released

Python 2.2.2 released. Essentially a bug fix release but with an enhanced e-mail library.

E-business in the Enterprise newsletter: Talking the talk of e-Business

My first article for the E-business in the Enterprise Newsletter of ITWorld has appeared in the archives.

Talking the talk of E-business - a look at a linguistic model of e-Business conversations
known as the ASC Refererence Model. An interesting approach to flexible XML modelling, that is growing in popularity.

Monday, October 14, 2002

More on XDocs

More on XDocs on Robin Cover's site.
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A new role for PKI?. Issues certs to companies but get companies to vouch for their employees via for example SAML assertions. Interesting.